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kindness

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishkindnesskind‧ness /ˈkaɪndnəs/ ●●○ noun  1 KIND[uncountable] kind behaviour towards someone I can’t thank you enough for your kindness.RegisterIn everyday English, when you are thanking people for helping you, the normal phrase to use is Thanks for (all) your help. The phrase Thank you for your kindness sounds very polite and slightly old-fashioned.2 [countable]KIND a kind actiondo somebody a kindness It would be doing him a kindness to tell him the truth. kill somebody with kindness at kill1(16)
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kindnessWhat this child needs is a little love and kindness.I shall never forget her kindness to me.She was touched by this simple act of kindness.We were overwhelmed by the kindness of the people there.
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